Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. ( WASH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 29, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 14, 2015. Shareholders who purchased WASH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WASH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $38.32, the dividend yield is 3.55%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WASH was $38.32, representing a -9.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.25 and a 19.01% increase over the 52 week low of $32.20.
WASH is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). WASH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.61. Zacks Investment Research reports WASH's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 11.62%, compared to an industry average of 10.8%.